As mentioned above, this book is a great reference point for cause and effect activities and descriptive writing practice.
This fictional favorite turns out to be the perfect launching pad for practicing both skills. Give your students a moment to look carefully at the last page of the book. Weave In Descriptive Writing Practice The second illustration showing the snowman secretly celebrating at midnight can also serve as a perfect reference for a short descriptive writing piece.
Follow by analyzing descriptive writing samples about the topic and then give your students time to draft their own descriptive piece about how their snowman secret celebrates. In the second section, students draw their snowman secretly celebrating at midnight.
Ask them to identify a subtle hint in the picture that shows the snowman secretly celebrated at night the snowman is winking.
I am one of those holiday fanatics who proudly listens to Christmas songs in August and experiences burst of jittering excitement at the thought of hanging stockings. To begin, host a class discussion or a group brainstorm to collect strong adjectives and vivid verbs that might be used to describe the secret celebrations of snow people.
In this beautifully-illustrated, playfully-rhythmic read aloud, snowmen come to life after humans fall asleep. They glide through town, trim the Christmas tree, enjoy games and iced sweets, sashay to their favorite songs, and receive gifts from the Snowman Kris Kringle before they head home for Christmas morning.
My resource includes organized printables that help you guide your students through the steps outlined above, illustration samples, writing samples, and rubrics to help students reflect on their understanding and work quality. My students are in need of some extra practice with identifying cause and effect and expanding detail in their descriptive writing.
Celebrate Learning Mount drawings and writing on construction paper and either laminate and bind as a class book, or display on your classroom wall. To do so, divide a paper into three sections. Needless to say, I have more than one favorite read aloud for the month of December.
I decided to combine both skills to create one project that will serve as a perfect celebration of learning and holiday cheer.
In the first section, students draw their snowman sitting perfectly outside their home at sunset. Give your students practice with showing cause and effect through their own illustrations.
Interested in gathering other December read aloud recommendations and lesson plans? Laying A Foundation For Cause and Effect After reading this book aloud to your class, host a discussion around how the illustrator clearly shows the snowmen participating in activities the author describes.
In the third section, students draw their snowman back in position outside their home looking subtly different at sunrise.Find and save ideas about Snowmen at night on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Kindergarten books online, January 2nd holiday and January art. A writing activity perfectly paired with "Snowmen at Night".
Using a snowman graphic organizer students will brainstorm 3 things their snowman may do while they are asleep at night. Then they will write a narrative about what their snowman did!4/5(91).
Students love the story of "Snowmen at Work" and "Snowmen at Night". Snowmen at Work (Literature Study Printables) Subject.
English Language Arts, Winter, Tools for Common Core. Grade Levels. Kindergarten, 1 st, 2 nd. Also included are writing prompt pages and covers for class books!
This unit is great for that busy time of the year and 4/5(). Books Teachers Love – December Books For Your Classroom.
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My resource includes organized printables that help you guide your students through the steps outlined above, illustration samples, writing. Snowmen at Night Lesson Plans for Kindergarten or First Grade with a free file.
These reading comprehension activities will have students visualizing or making mental images, making connections, retelling text details, and creating a cute snowman craft. Students also have math and literacy activities and a STEM challenge! Snowman Crafts, Activities, Games, and Printables The snowman is often considered a symbol of winter.
By definition, a snowman is "snow shaped to resemble a human figure," but not every culture creates snowmen in the same way.Download